Spring Valley, NV

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Population

195,646

2.61% growth

Median Age

37.5


Median Household Income

$52,718

2.91% growth

Poverty Rate

13.3%


Number of Employees

101,823

2.86% growth

Median Property Value

$218,400

16.2% growth

About

In 2017, Spring Valley, NV had a population of 196k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $52,718. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Spring Valley, NV grew from 190,661 to 195,646, a 2.61% increase and its median household income grew from $51,228 to $52,718, a 2.91% increase.

The population of Spring Valley, NV is 40.9% White Alone, 23.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.9% Asian Alone. 40.5% of the people in Spring Valley, NV speak a non-English language, and 86.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Spring Valley, NV is $218,400, and the homeownership rate is 44.9%. Most people in Spring Valley, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Spring Valley, NV is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Spring Valley, NV employs 102k people. The largest industries in Spring Valley, NV are Accommodation & Food Services (27,097 people), Retail Trade (12,409 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (10,096 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($89,327), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,464), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,464).

Median household income in Spring Valley, NV is $52,718. Males in Spring Valley, NV have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,567. The income inequality in Spring Valley, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,718

2017 value

± $1,213

2.91%

1 Year Growth

± 2.92%

Households in Spring Valley, NV have a median annual income of $52,718, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,228 in 2016, which represents a 2.91% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,432

Average Male Salary

± $1,853

$44,567

Average Female Salary

± $1,392

In 2017, full-time male employees in Spring Valley, NV made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Spring Valley, NV by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $49,115 ± $1,406

  2. Asian

    $44,438 ± $3,305

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $39,307 ± $16,398

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Spring Valley, NV workers was White. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Spring Valley, NV by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Spring Valley, NV is from Nevada.

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.441

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.688% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 29.57

  2. Census Tract 29.39

  3. Census Tract 29.47

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Spring Valley, NV was Census Tract 29.57 with a value of $111,557, followed by Census Tract 29.39 and Census Tract 29.47, with respective values of $108,365 and $76,453.

The following map shows all of the places in Spring Valley, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Spring Valley, NV (26k out of 195k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    12,777 ± 956

  2. Hispanic

    8,430 ± 827

  3. Black

    4,086 ± 613

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Spring Valley, NV is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

102k

2017 Value

± 2,535

2.86%

1 Year growth

± 3.39%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Spring Valley, NV grew at a rate of 2.86%, from 99k employees to 102k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Spring Valley, NV, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (14,512 people), Sales & Related Occupations (14,201 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (13,177 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Spring Valley, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Spring Valley, NV, by number of employees, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (14,512 people), Sales & Related Occupations (14,201 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (13,177 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Spring Valley, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.44 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.39 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Spring Valley, NV, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($71,481), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($64,491), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,512).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

102k

2017 Value

± 2,535

2.86%

1 Year growth

± 3.39%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Spring Valley, NV grew at a rate of 2.86%, from 99k employees to 102k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Spring Valley, NV, are Accommodation & Food Services (27,097 people), Retail Trade (12,409 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (10,096 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Spring Valley, NV, though some of these residents may live in Spring Valley, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Spring Valley, NV, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (27,097 people), Retail Trade (12,409 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (10,096 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Spring Valley, NV has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (4.51 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (3.5 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.7 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Spring Valley, NV, by median earnings, are Utilities ($89,327), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,464), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,464).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $16B

  2. $8.39B

  3. $6.48B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $16B, followed by Mixed freight with $8.39B and Coal-n.e.c. and $6.48B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$75B

2015 Value

$113B

Projected 2045 Value

51.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nevada trade was $75B. This is expected to increase 51.3% to $113B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nevada trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $19.2B

  2. $6.44B

  3. $3.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $19.2B, followed by Utah with $6.44B and Arizona and $3.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.4% of the population of Spring Valley, NV has health coverage, with 48.6% on employee plans, 13.1% on Medicaid, 9.96% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 1.55% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Spring Valley, NV was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

Primary care physicians in Spring Valley, NV see 1764 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.858% increase from the previous year (1749 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1632 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 536 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Lyon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,764 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Nevada see an average of 1,764 patients per year. This represents a 0.858% increase from the previous year (1,749 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,417

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,484

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,796

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nevada (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7%, from $6,275 to $6,714.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.6%

Uninsured

48.6%

Employer Coverage

13.1%

Medicaid

9.96%

Medicare

11.1%

Non-Group

1.55%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Spring Valley, NV declined by 9.21% from 17.2% to 15.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Spring Valley, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 12.4% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nevada by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Spring Valley, NV is home to a population of 196k people, from which 86.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 31.6% of Spring Valley, NV residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Spring Valley, NV is composed of 80k White Alone residents (40.9%), 45.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (23.4%), 37k Asian Alone residents (18.9%), 21.6k Black or African American Alone residents (11.1%), 8.64k Two or More Races residents (4.41%), 1.49k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.761%), 566 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.289%), and 549 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.281%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Spring Valley, NV are Spanish or Spanish Creole (27,980 speakers), Chinese (9,090 speakers), and Tagalog (8,640 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Spring Valley, NV was 37.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Spring Valley, NV are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Spring Valley, NV residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

31%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 31.6% of Spring Valley, NV residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Spring Valley, NV was 31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    227,319 ± 11,235 people

  2. Philippines

    82,777 ± 6,962 people

  3. El Salvador

    25,589 ± 3,910 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Spring Valley, NV was Mexico, the natal country of 227,319 Spring Valley, NV residents, followed by Philippines with 82,777 and El Salvador with 25,589.

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Citizenship

86.3%

2017 Citizenship

86.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.3% of Spring Valley, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Spring Valley, NV was 86.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    80k ± 2.25k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    45.8k ± 2.96k

  3. Asian Alone

    37k ± 1.45k

In 2017, there were 1.75 times more White Alone residents (80k people) in Spring Valley, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.8k Hispanic or Latino and 37k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Spring Valley, NV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    27,980 speakers (15.9%)

  2. Chinese

    9,090 speakers (5.18%)

  3. Tagalog

    8,640 speakers (4.93%)

40.5% of Spring Valley, NV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Spring Valley, NV was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 15.9% of the overall population of Spring Valley, NV are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 5.18% speak Chinese and 4.93% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,642 ± 371

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,871 ± 277

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,595 ± 295

Spring Valley, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Spring Valley, NV was $218,400 in 2017, which is 1 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $187,900 to $218,400, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Spring Valley, NV is 44.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Spring Valley, NV have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Spring Valley, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,718

Median Household Income

± $1,213

73.3k

Number of Households

± 1,917

In 2017, the median household income of the 73.3k households in Spring Valley, NV grew to $52,718 from the previous year's value of $51,228.

The following chart displays the households in Spring Valley, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$218,400

2017 Median

± $4,261

$187,900

2016 Median

± $5,009

In 2017, the median property value in Spring Valley, NV grew to to $218,400 from the previous year's value of $187,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Spring Valley, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Spring Valley, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Spring Valley, NV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Spring Valley, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

44.9%

2017 Homeownership

44.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 44.9% of the housing units in Spring Valley, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 44.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Spring Valley, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Spring Valley, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Spring Valley, NV have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Spring Valley, NV have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in Spring Valley, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.7%

  2. Carpooled

    8.58%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.18%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Spring Valley, NV was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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